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Our Team

Megan Edelle, DVM

Education: Cornell UniversityMegan Edelle
Dr.Edelle@vetcentermorriscounty.com

Dr. Edelle grew up in a suburb of New York City. She graduated from Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences with a Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude in 2000. She went on to complete her degree in Veterinary Medicine at Cornell in 2004. Her initial interest was working with horses. She did an internship at Mid Atlantic Equine Medical Center straight out of vet school, and went on to work there until she decided to transition to small animals in 2009. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband Ben and two sons Braden and Reece. She also enjoys horsebackriding, and hiking with her two miniature Mexican hairless dogs, Pearl and Jellybean, and her mixed breed, Risley.


Andrea Serrano Pribula, VMD

Education: University of PennsylvaniaAndrea Serrano Pribula
Dr.Pribula@vetcentermorriscounty.com


Dr. Pribula grew up in East Hanover and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. She continued at Penn for veterinary school and graduated with her veterinary degree in 2015. Dr. Pribula joined the team at Veterinary Center of Morris County shortly after graduation. She has a special interest in training rescue dogs and working with service animals. During her free time, she enjoys cooking, spending time with her husband, Ted, and their newborn daughter, Claire. She also enjoys going for runs with their pit bull, Rosie, and lounging with her pug, Opie.


Dr. Rebecca Cozzarelli, DVM

Education: St. George's UniversityRebecca Cozzarelli
Dr.Cozzarelli@vetcentermorriscounty.com


Dr. Cozzarelli was born and raised in Belleville, NJ; where at a young age promised her childhood pets that she would become a veterinarian. She graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2012 with a bachelor degree in Animal Science. She then went on to veterinary school at St. George’s University in Grenada and completed her clinical year at Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine graduating in January 2017. Dr. Cozzarelli’s special interests include traveling. She has traveled to South Africa on three separate occasions working with various wildlife rehabilitation centers tending to lions, elephants, rhinos, wildebeest, impala and kudu. She has also become very passionate at trying to diminish the high poaching rate of rhinos. During her free time, Dr. Cozzarelli enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as her cats Alan, Earl, Timmy and Nea and her two chickens Gumbo and Chickpea.


Janae Mattaur, DVM

Education: Tuskegee UniversityJanae Mattaur
Dr.Mattaur@vetcentermorriscounty.com


Dr. Mattaur grew up in Paterson, NJ and graduated from Penn State University Park in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science. After graduation, she continued on to Tuskegee University for veterinary school where she graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2014. She did a small animal, rotating internship at Garden State Veterinary Specialists that was completed in 2015. She proceeded to pursue a surgical focus by training at Long Island Veterinary Specialists in 2016 and New York Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center this year. Her special interest is soft tissue and orthopedic procedures. When she has a spare moment between spending time with her husband, Nate and running after her small twins Kaylah and Cameron, she enjoys relaxing with her cat named MJ, whom acts like a dog. Dr. Mattaur also enjoys music, ballroom dancing, and cuisine.


Elena McComas, BVMS

Education: University of GlasgowElena McComas
Dr.McComas@vetcentermorriscounty.com


Dr. McComas graduated from the College of St. Elizabeth with a B.S. in Biology. She then attended the University of Glasgow in Scotland where she earned her B.V.M.S. and is a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Dr. McComas is a lifelong resident of New Jersey. With a strong interest in pain management, Dr. McComas offers Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine as adjunctive therapy to Western Medicine. She and her husband, Tim, welcomed their daughter, Aisling, in 2014. Their cats Fig and Newton help to make their house a home. Her hobbies include baking, music, being outside, and Isshinryu karate, in which she has a third-degree black belt.


Scott Mirenda - Practice Manager

Scott Mirenda

scott@vetcentermorriscounty.com


Scott Mirenda is our Chief Veterinary Technician, Practice Manager, and Ultrasonographer. He graduated with honors from the Ultrasound Diagnostic School of NJ in 2002. Scott honed his skills working as a Mobile Ultrasonographer following graduation. He has over 20 years experience and is highly skilled in venipuncture, radiology, assisting in surgery, and of course, ultrasonography. Scott resides in Landing, NJ, living on beautiful Lake Hopatcong. On his days off, he enjoys cruising around the lake on his boat with dogs, Puck and Sydney.


Becky Beyler - Office Manager

Becky Beyler

becky@vetcentermorriscounty.com


Becky completed a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the Animal Sciences Department of Delaware Valley College in 2002. She has 8 1/2 years of experience working at an emergency referral hospital as the Chief of Marketing, Extern Coordinator, and Client Care Specialist. In her spare time, she enjoys riding horses and training in agility with her deaf Australian Shepherd, Noodles.


Lisa Shedden - Assistant Office Manager

Lisa Shedden

Lisa joined VCMC in 2013 as a Client Care Specialist. She graduated from Kean University in 2015 with a BS in Business Management. In her free time, she enjoys reading, volunteering, and spending time with her wife, Christine, and their cat, Missy.


Lesley Cuminale - Kennel Manager

Lesley Cuminale

Lesley joined the team in 2017 as a kennel attendant and quickly became our Kennel Manager. She has worked with local rescues in the past and currently still volunteers in her spare time. She has a love of working and therapy dogs and would like to one day become a trainer to work with them.


Elyse deRonde - Veterinary Technician

Elyse DeRonde

Elyse was born and raised here in East Hanover. She started working at VCMC in 2004 as a Kennel Attendant. Through the years, Elyse has worked her way up the ranks and is now one of our valued technicians. She specializes in therapeutic laser therapy, venipuncture and radiology. When not at the VCMC, Elyse enjoys photography and going to the beach with her dogs, Lily, Kailee, and Bailey.

Hannah Castori - Veterinary Technician

Hannah Castori

Hannah’s life-long love of animals inspired her to earn an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology from Bergen Community College. In 2011, she became a Certified Veterinary Technician in the state of NJ and a member of the New Jersey Veterinary Technician Association (NJVTA). Hannah most recently found her niche at VCMC, where she continues to live out her passion for helping animals. In her spare time she enjoys baking, cooking, gardening, and relaxing at home with her husband, Aidan, their daughter, and their adopted cats, Oswald and Brie.

Tay Watkins - Veterinary Technician

Tay

Tay joined our practice as a Veterinary Technician in 2017. She graduated from Stockton University in 2010 with a degree in biology. She is interested in canine physical rehabilitation and would like to specialize in that field one day. In her spare time, she likes to read, run, and spend time with her dog Caleb and her turtle Franklin.


Kasara Hoskins - Veterinary Technician

Kasara Hoskins
Kasara started her career at VCMC as an Animal Care Specialist in 2015. She attended the Veterinary Technician Program at Bergen Community College, where she graduated in 2017 and quickly accepted a Veterinary Technician position here with us! She has 3 pets, a Rat Terrier mix named Butterscotch, a pit bull mix named Chance, and a cat named JJ. In her free time she enjoys working out, reading and being outside.

John Deel - Veterinary Assistant

John Deel
John has been at the VCMC since 2011, when he started as a kennel attendent. He now helps the doctors and techs as a veterinary assistant and he hopes to one day attend veterinar school. He lives with his wife, two terriers, Minnie and Mic, and cat, Pumpkin.

Danielle D'Esposito - Veterinary Assistant

Danielle D'Esposito

Danielle joined VCMC in 2017 as a Veterinary Assistant. She is currently studying online at Penn Foster to become a Veterinary Technician. Outside of work, she enjoys photography, hiking, traveling, volunteering, and spending time with family, friends, and her many pets. She has four cats named Crystal, Ursula, Jasmine, and Peanut, and three dogs named Roxy, Namath, and Peppi.


Rebecca Dunkle - Veterinary Assistant

Rebecca

Rebecca has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a Vet Assistant Certificate from San Juan College, a Culinary Chef Training Certificate from The Natural Gourmet Institute specializing in vegan and vegetarian cuisine and is currently pursuing an Applied Science degree. In addition, she will be completing an Internship with The Seeing Eye® breeding facility studying breeding and whelping with service dogs. She enjoys cooking, exploring historical sites and attending her musician husband’s gigs. She lives in Morris County with her husband and four rescue cats.


Kaylene Passione – Veterinary Assistant

Kaylene Passione

Kaylene joined VCMC in 2016 after graduating from the College of Charleston. She enjoys working with the animals on a daily basis and hopes to one day attend veterinary school. In her free time, she enjoys baking, reading, and spending time with family, friends, and her two cats. Kaylene is currently in veterinary school and is only in our office on her breaks. We miss her but wish her well and are excited to see her become a wonderful veterinarian!


Annie Sarni - Client Care Specialist

Annie Sarni
Annie is one of our most long standing employees. She has been with the VCMC since 2002. Annie specializes in compassionate client care and giving individualized attention to our clients.

Erin Hudzik - Client Care Specialist, Animal Care Specialist

Erin Hudzik
Erin is our go to gal on weekends. She has been with the Vet Center since 2004, scaling back her hours after the birth of her twin girls in 2012. In her spare time Erin enjoys spending time with her husband, twin daughters, and son.

Colette Casier - Animal Care Specialist


Colette Casier

Colette has been with the VCMC since 2010. She is trained in a little bit of everything and is happy to help out wherever she is needed. Colette spends her spare time caring for her large collection of exotic reptiles and her cat.


Mark Hladyk - Animal Care Specialist

Mark Hladyk
Mark works in our kennel with our boarded animals. He has a diploma in dog training and instruction, with a certification in animal psychology. He has over eight years of experience working in the animal industry. In his spare time he likes to spend time with friends, hike, write and sing.

Janice Schamble - Professional Groomer


Janice Schamble
Janice has been grooming for more then 20 years now. She attended the Nash Academy of Animal Arts in 1986. She specializes in scissor trimming and minimal stress handling. She prides herself on being able to evaluate the specific needs of your pet in order to make the experience as positive as possible. She takes into account age and any disabilities when handling your pet, and will do everything possible to keep your pet comfortable during their time with her.

Diane Gremsperger - Professional Groomer


Diane Gremsperger

Diane has been grooming for over thirty years. Her favorite dogs to groom are Westies and Yorkies, and she also grooms cats. Her hobbies are hiking, gardening, and walking her Jack Russell, Kailee, and Terrier mix, Peggie. She lives in Roxbury with her husband, daughter,and their dog and three cats.


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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Open 7 Days a Week

Monday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday:

7:00 am-4:00 pm

Sunday:

7:00 am-4:00 pm

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